NAMI Southern Oregon, recognizing that biological brain disorders are handicapping conditions, is dedicated toward alleviation of symptoms and improving the general well-being of all those persons suffering from a mental illness by promoting and/or supporting the following:

  • Research in prevention, rehabilitation and cure
  • Improvement of all private and government care, treatment, rehabilitation and residential programs
  • Eradication of stigma
  • Public awareness and education in all aspects of mental illness issues
  • Service as an information collection and dissemination center
  • Providing support and education to families and friends
  • Soliciting and receiving funds in support of all of the above

The purpose of NAMI Southern Oregon is to provide support and education, to increase public awareness and understanding of biological brain disorders and to advocate on behalf of persons with mental illness.